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How To Stop Instagram Videos From Auto-Playing

By Kimberly Castleberry | Small Business

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With Instagram’s arrival of video this week came the notorious headache of autoplay videos.

If you’re like me, auto-play video makes you want to pull your hair out!

It also can contribute to “bandwidth creep” and result in unplanned overage on your allotted mobile plan.

Fortunately, it’s really easy to put a stop to this…

How To Stop Video From Auto-Playing In Instagram

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In the bottom menu of Instagram, go to the right-most item which looks like a contact card. That’s your profile.

Now in the upper right hand corner you will see 3 dots (Android) or a gear (iOS). That represents your settings options.

In options, go under the “account” section you will find a checkbox labeled “Auto-Play Video”.

Just uncheck “Auto-Play Video” and you’re done!

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